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Put time — and tax-advantaged investments — on your side

John Zezini

If you’re relatively young, and you’ve been investing only a few years, you possess an asset that is invaluable and cannot be replaced: time. And the more time you spend contributing to tax-advantaged investments, the better off you may be. As an investor, time is your ally for two reasons. First, the more time you […]

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‘Killer Joe’ hits the funny bone

The "Killer Joe" cast will keep you laughing. Rear, left to right: Wade Lucas and Shannon Mahoney; front, left to right: Kat Wolinski, Justin Muñoz and Rick Eldredge. Photo by Benjamin T. Ismail

Big Idea Theatre goes full throttle with its 2012 season on Friday, April 13, with the opening of “Killer Joe ”by Tracy Letts. This hard-hitting show is the first play written by the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “August: Osage County” and the well-loved “Superior Donuts.” The Smith family gets more than it bargained for […]

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El Dorado Hills Soccer Club joins NorCal Premier Soccer League

The El Dorado Hills Soccer Club is expanding opportunities for its 2,000 players with its acceptance into the NorCal Premier Soccer League for the 2012 season. This new league affiliation provides the opportunity for highly competitive play throughout much of Northern California. “Our club has been competitive in the highest division of our district, and […]

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Marshall’s cancer program retains accreditation

The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has granted three-year accreditation with commendation to the cancer program at Marshall Medical Center. This marks the third re-accreditation of the program by the commission. A facility receives a three-year accreditation with commendation following the on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor during which the facility demonstrates a […]

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‘Train stops here’ for Bosnian family who escaped war

Crepes in Cameron Park? You bet. Alma Zildzo and daughter Mihra Maslic own and operate Crepe Town, a  European-style cafe in Burke's Junction. Their family fled Bosnia in 1992, narrowly escaping the ethnic cleansing which accompanied the breakup of Yugoslavia. Cameron Park Life photo by Mike Roberts

Cameron Park’s new creperia, Crepe Town Café, perched behind the gazebo in Burke Junction is quickly gaining a reputation for delicious European café fare. Owner Alma Zildzo and her daughter Mirha Maslic can also serve up some abject lessons in recent European history. They fled from their native Bosnia at the onset of the Bosnian […]

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Vision Coalition addresses pedestrian safety

El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition received a $5,000 grant from California Department of Public Health and California Office of Traffic Safety to address the problem of pedestrian safety in El Dorado Hills. Every hour one pedestrian is injured or killed in California. Pedestrians accounted for nearly one out of five deaths in traffic collisions […]

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Are you smarter than a 4th Grader?

The Jackson Elementary and Marina Village Middle School's team of fifth- and sixth-grader is going to the Nature Bowl State Finals at California State University, Sacramento, on May 5. The sudents are: Grace Cronin, Hailey Klaff, Brenden Groess, Sydney Oberg, Rachel Davis, Jordan Allen, Joseph Delessi Nathan Klaff, Archita Bhattacharya, Margaret Asperheim, Seth Ranaweera and Bryce Groess. Courtesy photo

COLOMA — Christina Gomez holds two bags in her hands and asks, “Paper or Plastic?” She tosses them both to the ground and confidently answers her own question, “Neither.” nstead, she suggests her audience skip the grocery store and consider participating in a community garden. “It’s fresher, has no pesticides, and you can grow it […]

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